pentagastrin

noun
pen·​ta·​gas·​trin | \ ˌpent-ə-ˈgas-trən How to pronounce pentagastrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentagastrin

: a pentapeptide C37H49N7O9S that stimulates gastric acid secretion

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“Pentagastrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentagastrin. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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